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Photos: Robots at IROS 2012 | Robohub

Photos: Robots at IROS 2012 | Robohub | The Robot Times | Scoop.it

Researchers from ETH Zurich showed a robot capable of robotic body extension. By melting adhesives such as hot glue, the robot can additively fabricate and assemble tools, and integrate them into its own body. (L. Brodbeck, F. Iida: Enhanced Robotic Body Extension with Modular Units, IROS 2012).

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Cubify's 3D-printed toy robots take cues from Lego, sport interchangeable parts

Cubify's 3D-printed toy robots take cues from Lego, sport interchangeable parts | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
If the urge to create a robot petting zoo of your own hasn't subsided since Maker Faire, 3D Systems' new Cubify toy robots...
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Robot Hand Could Disable IEDs

Robot Hand Could Disable IEDs | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Researchers are showing off a robotic hand that they say is dexterous enough to disarm an improvised explosive device.
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Video: Soft, Floating Robots Connect to Form Larger Squishy 'Bot - Popular Science

Video: Soft, Floating Robots Connect to Form Larger Squishy 'Bot - Popular Science | The Robot Times | Scoop.it
Popular ScienceVideo: Soft, Floating Robots Connect to Form Larger Squishy 'BotPopular ScienceThe future of robotics is soft and modular, or at least that's they way some of the robotics gurus at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne...
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